Are Trae Young and Tyrese Haliburton RUNNING on Friday’s game? Injury Update for Hawks – Pacers

Two Eastern Conference teams battle it out on the hardwood in Indiana for postseason seeding. The Atlanta Hawks will be playing the Indiana Pacers on the road on Friday night.

Trae Young READY, Tyrese Haliburton OUT for Hawks vs. Pacers

Trae Young READY, Tyrese Haliburton OUT for Hawks vs. Pacers

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  • The Hawks

Atlanta’s loss to Milwaukee on Wednesday was their sixth straight and seventh in their last eight games. The Hawks were 2.5 games behind the division-leading Heat as of Thursday, when they had a 19-22 record.

They needed to stay a game ahead of Toronto just to make the playoffs in the East, and they were 3.5 games behind the Knicks for the final guaranteed spot.

The Hawks expect to score a lot of points against the Bucks because they are the eleventh-best scoring offense in the league.

With 27.5 points and 9.8 assists per game, Trae Young is the team’s leading scorer and distributor this year.

Injury Report for the Hawks 

Tyrese MartinSGThu, Jan 12Lower BodyGame Time Decision
Clint CapelaCThu, Jan 12CalfExpected to be out until at least Jan 14

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  • The Pacers

The Indiana Pacers lost their second game in a row and seventh in a row to the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.

They trailed first-place Boston by seven games and were tied for eighth in the Eastern Conference with the New York Knicks.

Indiana averages 115.6 points per game as a team, good for 10th in the NBA. The Indiana Pacers are led in scoring by Tyrese Haliburton, who averages 20.2 points and 10.2 assists per game.

Injury Report for the Pacers

Kendall BrownSFThu, Jan 12Lower LegExpected to be out until at least Jan 16
Daniel TheisCThu, Jan 12KneeExpected to be out until at least Jan 16
Oshae BrissettSFThu, Jan 12HamstringGame Time Decision
Aaron NesmithSFThu, Jan 12IllnessGame Time Decision
Tyrese HaliburtonPGThu, Jan 12KneeExpected to be out until at least Jan 27
Myles TurnerCThu, Jan 12BackGame Time Decision